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2013 Meeting Programs

Prior to each meeting, beginning at 6:00 pm, we have a "Rose Workshop." Come bring your questions about roses and join the discussion about topics related to growing, showing, landscaping, etc. with roses.


No Meeting

February 7th

Pruning Roses

Joe Spruiell, ARS Master Roasarian, Member of TRS

Co-hosts: Linda Farr, Steve Franklin, &Chris Thompson

Order your Mills Mix at this meeting

Ray Cleeton, Chairman

March 7th

Rose Tips and New Varieties

Sara Johnson, President Cookeville Rose Society, ARS Consulting Rosarian

Co-hosts: Libby Alexander, Betty Dick, & Robbie Griggs

Pick-up your Mills Mix at this time


April 4th

Rose Myths, Legends, Old Wives Tales and Helpful Hints

Ken Veal, Member TRS

K&M Rose Delivery, Jim Mills

Co-hosts: Susan Perkins


May 2nd

Donít Compromise on Your Soil

Sam Jones, Tenarky District President, ARS Consulting Rosarian

Co-hosts: Mary Bates, Kathy Brennan, & Susan Duncan


June 6th

Annual Picnic and Auction

Location The home of Martha and Glenn McCluen,
 2127 Lyons Bend Drive, Knoxville
Host: Linda Farr

No Meeting

August 1st


Identifying Problems in the Rose Garden

Linda Farr, TRS member

Slide Presentation

Co-hosts: Mary Frances Carlson, Susie Epperson &

Rhonda Spruiell

September 5th

Climbing Roses

Judy Deutsch, President Ashville Rose Society, ARS Consulting Rosarian

Co-hosts: Deborah Keck, Don Stouffer, Ethel Schorn & Harriette Weidner


October 3th

Companion Plants

Mary Bates, ARS Consulting Rosarian

Co-hosts: June and Ken Veal & Jackie Wilson


November 7th

Winterizing Roses

Mike Thompson, ARS Consulting Rosarian

Co-hosts: Carolyn Noey


December 5th

Christmas Party

Fox Den Country Club
12284 N Fox Den Dr